High Tech French II Students Visit Madeleine’s Petit Paris

(Northvale, NJ—April 29, 2016) After organizing their own French café at High Tech, Dr. Laje Gashi’s French II class experienced the connection between projects and real life by indulging in professionally prepared French cuisine at Madeleine’s Petit Paris, an annual event, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The absolutely stunning...

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High Tech Alumnus Urvi Tiwari Wins 2016 Distinguished Leadership Award from Rutgers Business School

(Newark, NJ—May 9, 2016) Former High Tech High School student Urvi Tiwari, an accounting and finance major from Jersey City, will receive this year’s Distinguished Leadership Award at Rutgers Business School—Newark, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, service to Rutgers Business School, and leadership...

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High Tech Students Earn Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention for Their Performances on French Exam

(North Bergen, NJ—March, 2016) Students from Level I and II French at High Tech took part in Le Grand Concours (the National French Contest), an annual exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students of French (grades 1-12) from all across the...

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High Tech Instructor Robert Dillon to Attend Rock and Roll Forever Summer Teacher Workshop

(New York, NY—May 4, 2016) Robert Dillon, Language Arts instructor for High Tech, has been accepted into the Rock and Roll Forever Summer Teacher Workshop taking place on July 13th -15th, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Only a handful of teachers receive acceptance letters from the Rock and Roll Forever Summer...

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High Tech U.S. History Classes Climb Mt. Tammany Trail to Reconstruct Lewis and Clark Expedition

(Columbia, NJ—April 8, 2016) High Tech Social Studies teacher Ronald Kliesh brought his three U.S. History I classes to Worthington State Park in a clever attempt to simulate Lewis and Clark’s expedition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. “The hike was a bit difficult,” says Kliesh, “and students had to...

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High Tech’s Hank Portney and Sophia Velasquez to Attend the 2016 Governor’s School of New Jersey

(Trenton, NJ—April 11, 2016) High Tech’s Hank Portney of Jersey City and Bayonne resident Sophia Velasquez will attend the Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology and the Governor’s School in the Sciences, respectively, this summer, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students who apply to the Governor’s School of New...

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Seven High Tech Students Qualify to Enter the 2017 National Merit® Scholarship Program

(Evanston, IL—April 13, 2016) High Tech High School juniors Amanda Chang of Bayonne, Harrison resident Mingyu Zhao, Hoboken resident Jacob Grossbard, Hank Portney of Jersey City, Kearny resident Kevin Shi, and Shreyas Agarwal and Fujia Ren of Secaucus have met the qualifications for the National Merit® Scholarship Program, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of...

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Niche Ranks High Tech 12th in Top 25 Best Public High Schools in America

(North Bergen, NJ—April 1, 2016) The online ratings/review website Niche ranked High Tech 12th among the top 25 best public high schools in the country, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Niche factors academics into 50% of its final rankings.  High Tech earned an “A+” in academics, administration and policies, educational...

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